young children gathered around table for StoryTime

StoryTime in the Library
Date: Every Thursday
Time: 10:30-11 a.m.
Location: Andersen Horticultural Library

Stories for the young and young-at-heart. Geared toward
toddlers and preschoolers.

EVENT CALENDAR

Annual APS Show and Sale
Annual APS Show and Sale
Date: 1/11/2018 - 4/8/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Arboretum Cafe

Juried exhibition "Seasons of Light" represents the Arboretum in all seasons, as seen through the lenses of talented members of the Arboretum Photographer's Society. Sunday hours begin at 10 a.m.

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PlantMaker Studio: Basil, King of Herbs
PlantMaker Studio: Basil, King of Herbs
Date: 2/3/2018 - 3/31/2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Refresh your senses and bolster your immune system with aromatic, antiviral basil. Gather ideas for how to use basil in your kitchen, then plant a pot of basil to take home and enjoy.

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Let
Let's Talk Plants Q&A
Date: 2/3/2018 - 3/31/2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Stop by the Master Gardener desk in the Visitor Center to pose gardening questions to our volunteers, get information on sustainable practices and find out what areas are at their peak of bloom and beauty.

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Weekend Brunch
Weekend Brunch
Date: 2/10/2018 - 3/31/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Arboretum Cafe

Start out your day at the Arb with a delicious hot breakfast.

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Emotion Potions: The Power of Aromatherapy
Emotion Potions: The Power of Aromatherapy
Date: 3/24/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Learning Center

Looking for different ways to cope with fatigue, stress and anger? Discuss how fragrances have a measureable impact on our mood and how you can use aromatherapy to positively impact your emotions.

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Introduction to Home Winemaking
Introduction to Home Winemaking
Date: 3/24/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: U of M Horticultural Research Center

Gain a solid, research-based framework of knowledge on wine making equipment and supplies, where to source grapes or other fruit, the steps of winemaking and much more. See the winemaking process used to test the University's wine grapes.

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Kitchen Gardening: A Bountiful Edible Landscape
Kitchen Gardening: A Bountiful Edible Landscape
Date: 3/24/2018
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Bee & Pollinator Center

"Potager-style" medieval kitchen gardens have made a resurgence by incorporating vegetables planted in patterns or groups, often with flowers, fruits and herbs intermingled. Learn to incorporate these ideas into your landscape.

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Embroidery Studio - Embroidered Rose Greeting Card: Diapered Blackwork Technique
Embroidery Studio - Embroidered Rose Greeting Card: Diapered Blackwork Technique
Date: 3/24/2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Explore the intricate and historical craft of blackwork, a form of embroidery generally using black thread. You will leave with a silk embroidered rose inserted into a card with envelope. Includes the introductory lecture "Elizabeth's Garden: Floral Embroidery in the English Court."

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Lecture  - Elizabeth
Lecture - Elizabeth's Garden: Floral Embroidery in the English Court
Date: 3/24/2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Snyder Building

Understand the social and economic changes during the English Renaissance which allowed embroidered clothing to become fashionable among nobility. Floral emblems were used to communicate personal virtual, social status and political inclination.

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Embroidery Studio: Strawberry Sprig Trinket Bag: Polychrome Technique
Embroidery Studio: Strawberry Sprig Trinket Bag: Polychrome Technique
Date: 3/24/2018
Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Strawberries represent purity and righteousness and were often planted with borage in medieval times to encourage sweeter berries. Simple embroidery stitches are used in this 17th century design to create a unique trinket bag.

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